To mark its centennial, the St. Louis Fed published "100 Years of Service." Read about the birth of the Federal Reserve and how the St. Louis Fed came to be known as the maverick in the Fed system. See how it serves not only financial institutions and the Treasury, but also educators, community development workers, researchers and the public.View Publication
Daniel Davis, former community development specialist with the St. Louis Fed, traveled to Bangladesh in the winter of 2010/2011 to examine the impact microcredit has had on the developing nation.
While there, he had the opportunity to spend time with leaders of some of the world's most innovative microfinance institutions, including Dr. Muhammad Yunus, a Nobel Prize-winning economist from Bangladesh and founder of the nation's Grameen Bank. Davis' insights are shared here.